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Ige Appoints Lynn DeCoite To Fill Vacant Maui Senate Seat

Ige Appoints Lynn DeCoite To Fill Vacant Maui Senate Seat

DeCoite will serve out the rest of former Senate Majority Leader J. Kalani English’s term.

Chad Blair: The Tales Of Two Hawaii Trailblazers

Chad Blair: The Tales Of Two Hawaii Trailblazers

New books chronicle the lives and views of Pat Saiki and Mazie Hirono.

Veterans Say ‘Guam Option’ Is The Last Chance To Save Afghans Who Helped The US Courtesy: U.S. Army, Sgt. Kimberly Trumbull/2012

Veterans Say ‘Guam Option’ Is The Last Chance To Save Afghans Who Helped The US

Empty hotel rooms in the Pacific island territory could serve as a way station for Afghans fleeing the Taliban, advocates say.

The FBI Is Probing A Hawaii Defense Contractor’s Donations To US Sen. Susan Collins Courtesy: Hawaii News Now

The FBI Is Probing A Hawaii Defense Contractor’s Donations To US Sen. Susan Collins

Martin Kao already faces criminal charges for defrauding a coronavirus relief aid program of millions of dollars.

Redrawing Of Hawaii’s Political Boundaries Could Stretch Into Early 2022 Screenshot/2021

Redrawing Of Hawaii’s Political Boundaries Could Stretch Into Early 2022

Advocates have also raised concerns over closed door meetings of the Reapportionment Commission.

Hawaii GOP Elects New Party Chair, Other Officials Hawaii GOP/2021

Hawaii GOP Elects New Party Chair, Other Officials

The focus now is on the 2022 elections and getting more Republicans in office.

Dru Kanuha Named Senate Majority Leader Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Dru Kanuha Named Senate Majority Leader

He replaces outgoing majority leader J. Kalani English.

Hirono Dishes On Rail, Anti-Asian Hate And Vaccine-Hesitant Trumpers Screenshot

Hirono Dishes On Rail, Anti-Asian Hate And Vaccine-Hesitant Trumpers

Hawaii U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono says Honolulu shouldn’t expect more money from the federal government to bail out its $12 billion transportation project.

Ed Case Revives Ambitious Pacific Island Foreign Policy Bill Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Ed Case Revives Ambitious Pacific Island Foreign Policy Bill

The bill would authorize $1 billion in aid to Pacific Island nations and boost trade, diplomatic and military relations across the region.

June 2021

Thursday, June 17

Ige Appoints Lynn DeCoite To Fill Vacant Maui Senate Seat

Sunday, June 13

Chad Blair: The Tales Of Two Hawaii Trailblazers

Friday, June 11

Veterans Say ‘Guam Option’ Is The Last Chance To Save Afghans Who Helped The US

May 2021

Tuesday, May 18

The FBI Is Probing A Hawaii Defense Contractor’s Donations To US Sen. Susan Collins

Monday, May 17

Redrawing Of Hawaii’s Political Boundaries Could Stretch Into Early 2022

Wednesday, May 5

Hirono Dishes On Rail, Anti-Asian Hate And Vaccine-Hesitant Trumpers

Tuesday, May 4

Ed Case Revives Ambitious Pacific Island Foreign Policy Bill

April 2021

Monday, April 26

Campaign Finance Records Suggest An Easy Reelection Bid For Brian Schatz

Tuesday, April 20

Hawaii House Speaker Scott Saiki’s High-Profile Agenda Is Raising Questions

Monday, April 19

‘It’s Not Sexy’: Kahele Eyes Overdue Hawaii Projects For Biden’s Jobs Plan

Thursday, April 1

Report: State Auditor Not In ‘Complete Compliance’ With Constitution

Hawaii Jockeys For Advantage In Biden’s $2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan

March 2021

Monday, March 29

Cocktails To Go? Hawaii Restaurants Hope Service Will Outlast The Pandemic

Thursday, March 18

Hawaii Lawmakers Seek Exemption From Political Ad Disclosures

Thursday, March 4

Kahele, Case Divided On Whether Inmates Should Vote From Prison

Military Spouses Hope For Easier Ways To Get Licensed To Work In Hawaii

February 2021

Sunday, February 28

Kenji Price: An Uncertain Future For A Republican In Deep Blue Hawaii

Wednesday, February 17

Schatz: Coronavirus Relief Package Is ‘My No. 1 Priority’

Tuesday, February 16

Hawaii US Attorney Will Leave Office Sooner Than Expected

Saturday, February 13

‘Sad And Shameful’: Hawaii Senators React To Trump Acquittal

Thursday, February 4

Hawaii Lawmakers Want Their ‘Gifts Of Aloha’ Back

Wednesday, February 3

Green Leads Caldwell In Campaign Donations For Next Governor’s Race

Tuesday, February 2

House Leader Lays Out Proposals For Accountability, Land And Tourism

Monday, February 1

Chad Blair: Who’s Leading The Hawaii House GOP? Nobody Knows

January 2021

Wednesday, January 20

Hawaii Troops Help Secure US Capitol As Biden Takes Oath

Hawaii House Speaker Launches Probe Of State Auditor

Tuesday, January 19

Eric Stinton: What Hawaii Can Learn From The Trump Years

Wednesday, January 13

Hawaii Reps Impeach Trump While Vowing To Not ‘Live In Fear’

Monday, January 11

Hawaii ‘Proud Boy’ Released From Custody, Still Faces Charge In DC

Friday, January 8

Hawaii Will Collect More Taxes Than Expected, State Panel Says

Thursday, January 7

Members Of Hawaii Delegation Call For Immediate Removal Of Trump

Neal Milner: It Won’t Be Easy, But Americans Can Learn To Get Along Again

Wednesday, January 6

State Finance Director Says Carbon And Sugar Taxes May Be Among Increases

Proposed State Budget Would Cut 30% From Sex Abuse Treatment Funding

Monday, January 4

State Budget Director: It’s Too Soon To Tell If Tax Increases Are Coming